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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Organise and administer a sport tournament 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
254463  Organise and administer a sport tournament 
ORIGINATOR ORIGINATING PROVIDER
SGB Sport, Recreation & Fitness   
QUALITY ASSURING BODY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  10 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2012-07-01  2015-06-30  SAQA 0695/12 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2016-06-30   2019-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The learner achieving this unit standard in combination with other content-related standards would be able to organise and administer a sport tournament. The learner will achieve this through selecting the appropriate activities to suit the needs and expectations of a specific community and stakeholders. Furthermore, the learner will be able to conduct an evaluation and present a comprehensive report after the tournament.

Competent learners will provide the environment for quality experiences to participants and thus strengthen the profession in general.

In particular, on completion of this unit standard, the learner is able to:
  • Identify the systems and processes required to organise a tournament according to an operational plan.
  • Organize a sport tournament.
  • Apply leading and guiding skills in the organising and administration of a sport tournament.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of the activities programme during the tournament.
  • Monitor and evaluate the sport tournament. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in:
  • Communication Literacy at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Range statements are either explicitly reflected or implied in the specific outcomes and assessment criteria of this Unit Standard. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and implement the systems and processes required to organize a sport tournament according to an operational plan. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    An operational plan to organize a sport tournament is implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Human resources, task teams, sporting codes, dignitaries, spectators, participants, administrators, and technical officials.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A logistics plan is accessed and followed to ensure efficient and effective organization of the sport tournament according to operational requirements. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Venues, facilities, equipment, safety and security, branding and kit, opening and closing ceremonies, accommodation, catering and transport.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Financial procedures are identified and implemented. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Accounts, procurement procedures, financial reports, and budget constraints.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Role players and stakeholders are communicated with to ensure their involvement in the sport tournament. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Organise a sport tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Task teams are identified and constituted according to the operational plan. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Administration, logistics, transport, technical, safety and security, finances, VIP's and protocol, public relations and media, facilities and equipment, volunteers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Action checklists for the different task teams are identified and adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Common systems required for the organising of a sport tournament are identified and implemented. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply leading and guiding skills within the context of a team in the organising and administration of a sport tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Team work and group cohesion and their relevance in organizations and working groups is explained. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Team structures, purpose, group dynamics and factors affecting teams and team performance.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Team goals are identified and written with objectives for each team member as it applies to the organising and administration of the tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Action checklists for task teams are discussed and utilised to ensure a successful tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Roles and responsibilities are identified and working relationships described for members of an organisational team. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Relevant administrative requirements are maintained according to operational requirements applicable to the organising of a sport tournament. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Co-ordinate the implementation of the activities programme during the tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Daily briefings and evaluation meetings are arranged with the task teams and team managers of each sporting code. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Daily event programmes are coordinated and results and information are fed into the Information Management System. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A structured feed back system is utilised to ensure adherence to timetables and achieving of objectives. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Monitor and evaluate the sport tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The tournament is monitored and evaluated with the use of a monitoring tool. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Post event activities are conducted to ensure correct conclusion of activities immediately after the tournament. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Finances, clean up, returns, correspondence, results, reports.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    An event evaluation is conducted to ensure thorough debriefing immediately after the tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    A comprehensive report is compiled to ensure thorough evaluation of the tournament. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Effective execution of the tournament, task teams, financial audits, sponsors, accommodation, transport, protocol, volunteers, VIP's, technical officials, venues, facilities and equipment, spectators, logistics, safety and security.
     


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed against this Unit Standard (including through RPL) may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant Education and Training Quality Assurance body (ETQA), or one with an appropriate memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard, or assessing this Unit Standard, must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA, or one with an appropriate MOU with the relevant ETQA. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Management skills.
  • Risk and disaster management.
  • Monitoring and evaluation techniques.
  • Sound financial principles.
  • Administration.
  • Communication.
  • Project management principles.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Protocol.
  • Sports knowledge.
  • Report writing.
  • PR and Media liaison. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Teamwork is evidenced when the Local Organising Committee and task teams are performing allocated tasks. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Self-organisation and management is demonstrated when the Local Organising Committee holds regular meetings with the sub committees. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Gathering, assessment and evaluation of information is applied when the event is evaluated by means of structured feed back from key role players. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The application of effective communication is established as an area of development in its own right throughout the communication processes associated with the organising and administration of a sport tournament. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Science and technology utilisation is evidenced when aims and objectives and the criteria for time management are applied in the execution of the operational plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Seeing the world as a set of inter-related systems is encountered when contingency plans need to be implemented. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE QUALITY ASSURING BODY
    Core  60309   National Certificate: Sport Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2015-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  67461   Further Education and Training Certificate: Event Support  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  59201   National Certificate: Generic Management  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  61593   National Diploma: Marketing Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2015-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Quality Assuring Bodies have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Quality Assuring Body should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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